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The Above Average Joe Show
32 minutes | Sep 27, 2020
Joe Nelson - “That Was Me!”
HISTORIC EPISODE #50!!!! Joe Nelson is back again...meh. He talked about himself a lot AGAIN. He mentioned a movie telling a story about crying like a baby on set in front of the director. He also talks about his haunted apartment. Honestly, the commercials are better than his lame voice. Yada yada yada... I still can’t get his voice out of my head!!
51 minutes | Sep 22, 2020
Ashley Fletcher - “He Dressed Me In A Turkey Costume”
Hey everyone! This is our season 2 martini episode and our guest this week is cosplay star BabstheBat (AKA: Ashley Fletcher, but don’t tell P. Ivy!) We talk about projects she has worked on including Dallas (reboot), Salem, The Gifted, The Originals and The Vampire Diaries. We then dig deeper into other projects she is working on including her podcast ‘Nerdspresso’ Nerd Trivia Night and the Shakespeare Reading (lottery style!) she does through her production company!
29 minutes | Sep 14, 2020
Bryan McClure - “I Knew I Wanted To Book You Immediately”
This week we welcome to the show actor, voice over actor, writer, animator, graphic designer, poster designer, website designer, director, producer, a man of many many hats...Bryan McClure! Bryan has worked on projects including ‘Atlanta’, ‘Doom Patrol’, ‘Mindhunter’, ‘Money Plane’, and ‘Space Command’ just to name a few. We talk about some of those projects and also about his latest project which is released this month ‘In Other Words’ with Chris Kattan!
32 minutes | Sep 8, 2020
Jack Montague - “I Just Kinda Fell In Love With It”
Jack Montague has worked in film for over a decade working on projects like The Walking Dead, The Avengers: Infinity War, Ant-Man, American Ninja Warrior, Fast 7, Hunger Games and many many more! We chat about working in different production assistant (P.A.) positions and what a ‘second unit’ is for. We also talk about his experiences on set for projects like Zombieland 2, Doctor Sleep and Black Panther. We kick it all off with a tribute to the incredible actor Chadwick Boseman who passed away this last week. #WakandaForever
32 minutes | Aug 17, 2020
Allison Maier - "I Still Get Positive Feedback"
Allison Maier is our guest this week. She has worked on projects including ‘Frankenstein Created Bikers’, ‘Atlanta Zombie Apocalypse: The Movie’, ‘The Devil To Pay’, ‘Get Over It’, ‘Izzo: B.O.B.A’, and the incredible ‘Spring Break Zombie Massacre’. We dive into her work on some of these projects and also talk about her incredible journey starting as a background artist then to becoming a makeup artist and then all the way up to working as a producer! And don’t forget to check out the ‘Cats Vs. Zombies’ fauxmercial before the show! It would make any cat-parent proud, even T-Swift!
36 minutes | Aug 10, 2020
Anna Lily East - "I'm Walking Onto A Movie That's Literally Going To Change Lives"
Measuring in at just 4’11”, AnnaLily East has had several opportunities to work in a niche sector of the film industry as a ‘child’s stand-in’. We discuss different tricks and techniques used for adults to stand-in for children, what it was like working several overnights with cars speeding down the city streets of Atlanta on the film ‘Baby Driver’ and cover a couple of very emotional films for both of us: ‘The Hate U Give’ and ‘Gifted’.
29 minutes | Aug 3, 2020
JD Bulla - “I. Am. Negan.”
JD Bulla joins us as this weeks guest. He has worked on projects including The Walking Dead, The Fast & The Furious franchise, Hunger Games, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle AND Jumanji: The Next Level, Black Lightning, The Gifted and the upcoming Jungle Cruise! We get to sit down and talk about several of these projects, what it’s like to portray Jesus Christ, and how The Walking Dead not only changed his life but helped propel him on to speaking roles as an actor!
24 minutes | Jul 27, 2020
Sherrie Billings - “Burt Had Actually Requested Me”
Our guest this week has had a very unique job most people only dream of having in the industry working as a Personal Assistant for the main talent. She has worked on several projects as an assistant and also as a background artist on projects like The Walking Dead, Papa, Hamlet and Hutch, Remnants, Drop Dead Diva, Category 5, An Innocent Kiss and many others! We talk about working as an assistant, what it was like working with an American Icon and a special segment where she tells us how she met up with her favorite singer of all time - Steven Tyler of Aerosmith!
42 minutes | Jul 20, 2020
CHRIS MARKS - “I Was Gonna Be Doing Jedi Lessons!”
Our first sequel episode!! Our guest from season 1, Chris Marks, returns with all new stories and insider info on projects he has worked on including Burn Notice, The Glades, Star, Hidden Assets, a documentary about Muhammed Ali and getting to work opposite superstars like Bruce Campbell (Evil Dead), Shaquille O’Neal (Inside The NBA), and Robert Downey Jr (Iron Man)! It’s an episode of fun, humor and anecdotes you won’t want to miss!
31 minutes | Jul 15, 2020
Zac Zedalis - “Everyone has a backstory.”
Zac has worked as an actor and stunt performer in several projects including Undercover Brother 2, Godzilla: King of Monsters, Stranger Things S3, Fatal Attraction, Snapped: Killer Couples and several others! We talk about his transition from Football to Film, his brief time in with the WWE, working as a real homicide detective which all led up to working on Godzilla, Stranger Things and many other projects!
34 minutes | Jul 7, 2020
Beth Pilgreen - “God, Get Me Into Film”
Our guest this week is the delightful and talented Beth Pilgreen! Beth has worked on projects as an actress and makeup artist (MUA) such as ‘First Man’, ‘Anchorman 2’, ‘Property Brothers’, ‘Prank Encounters’ and the upcoming ‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’. We discuss these projects, a few other projects, what it’s like having to work as a MUA during a pandemic and the craziness of people reaching into a community bag of chips!
37 minutes | Jun 22, 2020
Jonathan Williams - “Oh, This Is A Period Piece”
If you are interested in working behind the camera somewhere in film and are wondering where a good place to start is, this is the episode for you! We sit down with set dresser Jonathan Williams and talk about how he got started in the industry, what the difference between ‘set dec’ and props are and dive into where one can find nostalgic items for the period pieces! We also chat about some of the projects he has worked on including Stranger Things, Ozark, The Outsider, Black Lightning, The Gifted, The Originals, Table 19 and he also worked on DC’s Stargirl but because of the non-disclosure agreement we couldn’t quite discuss that one, but we are definitely looking forward to watching it!
39 minutes | Jun 15, 2020
Kevin Roy - “We Put Thousands Of Bees All Over Him”
Everyone welcome to the show assistant director (A.D.) Kevin Roy! Kevin has worked on numerous projects as a production assistant working his way up to the assistant director position including ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin‘, ‘The Lone Ranger’, ‘Lemony Snicket’s: A Series Of Unfortunate Events’, ‘Live Free Or Die Hard’, ‘War of the Worlds’ and dozens more! In this episode we talk about some other projects including ‘We Bought A Zoo’, ‘Pirates 4: On Stranger Tides’, ‘Blades of Glory’, ‘Zathura: A Space Adventure’, ‘Dodgeball’ and others!
59 minutes | Jun 9, 2020
JennMarie Baker - “I love that about the film industry!
JennMarie Baker has worked as an actress and background artist on both the east coast and west coast. She has worked on projects including The Good Place, Pretty Little Liars, The Ranch, The Vampire Diaries and 130+ others. We talk about preparing for set, the differences in the industry from one coast to the other, several of the aforementioned projects and her transition to currently working at an Air BnB near the Grand Canyon!
29 minutes | May 26, 2020
Brittany Susko - “I Love Humanity And I Love People And I Love Talent’
This week is a special ‘flashback episode’! We recorded this last year as an ‘example episode’ for upcoming guests to get a feel for what the show might include. It turned out so good, we decided we couldn't keep it to ourselves and so we are sharing it with you now, our splendid listeners and fans! This episode we welcome the talented, beautiful and energetic Brittany Susko to the show! Brittany has worked on several projects including Let’s Be Cops, Anna Nicole, Hunger Games, Hindsight and The Game. We talk about several of these projects, how to find acting jobs, acting drunk on camera and we play an alternate version of my favorite game 25 based on Britt’s favorite actor - Zac Efron! And stay tuned after the closing music to hear about one of Brittany’s favorite songs and when she wants it played!
29 minutes | May 19, 2020
Peter Stolmeier - “And So I Decided To Build A Spaceship In My Basement”
After working in film, this week's special guest, Peter Stolmeier, has transitioned into a different industry - VR (Virtual Reality)! We talk about how VR relates to film and how it has and is currently impacting the film industry. We also delve into his passion as a Trekkie and his experience flying out to the premier of ‘Picard’. Then we chat a bit about virtually (see what I did there?) every project Peter has worked on including ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green’, ‘The Vampire Diaries’, Lucidity and his controversial role in ‘Madea’s Boo!’.
20 minutes | May 12, 2020
Brandy Angel - “...I Took The Dress Off And Laid In The Porcelain Tub...”
Brandy Angel has worked on projects including Step Sisters, POMS and Leviathan. We sit down and talk about her first day ever working as a background artist in the role of Wedding Photographer on the project, ‘Life of the Party’. We also discuss her work as a photographer in real-life, which made her perfect for that role! Then we talk about her charity ‘Be The Change’ and discuss how our guests can help and contribute to this great organization!
59 minutes | May 1, 2020
Garrett H. Dumas - "When You See THAT Become A Reality!"
Season 2’s premier episode opens up with a man of many talents that wears many hats: Garrett H. Dumas! He has worked on several projects that we talk about including ‘Fast 7’ and ‘Taken 3’ and then we delve into what it is like to write, direct, produce, cast, star in, stunt choreograph, location scout...you get the picture. We chat about what it was like to be working in multiple positions for several of his own projects including the fan film ‘Deadpool and Black Panther: The Gauntlet’, bringing another comic book to life with ‘Triumphant’, the award-winning fan film ‘Star Wars: Birth of a Sith’ and his latest project ‘Kratos: A God Of War Story’!
20 minutes | Dec 16, 2019
Rachel Jeanette - 2019 Christmas Special!!
Introducing Rachel Jeanette to The Above Average Joe Show! Rachel has worked on several projects which include 90 Minutes in Heaven, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, Allegiant, Nashville and many more! We talk to Rachel about working on ‘Billy Lynn’s Halftime Walk’ as a cheerleader, working with with Darth Vader (Hayden Christensen) in ‘90 Minutes In Heaven’, playing keys on the hit TV show ‘Nashville’ and her work as a singer with newly released Christmas singles that are currently in rotation and getting played across the nation!
43 minutes | Oct 2, 2019
Joe Nelson - "Can You Drop Your Drawers For Me?" ( PART 1)
Joe Nelson is one of the most amazing, incredible and adorable people in the film industry with the biggest heart! He has worked in different capacities on Allegiant, Alvin and the Chipmunks 4: Road Chip, Anchorman 2, Ant-Man, Best of Enemies, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors, Godzilla: King of Monsters, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, Insurgent, Joyful Noise, Life of the Party, Logan Lucky, Madea’s Big Happy Family, The Odd Life Of Timothy Green, Powers, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Ride Along 2, Tag, The Vampire Diaries, The Walking Dead and that’s just a partial list! In EPISODE 1, I sit and have a great chat with him about how he ‘accidentally’ got into the movies. How he had to drop his pants to keep one of his gigs ( #NOTMeToo ) and we even had a special SURPRISE MUSICAL GUEST drop in! And don’t forget to check out the BONUS EPISODE, full of outtakes, an anecdote (without the Internal Thought Recorder accidentally turning on) and the original recording of the game of ‘25’! Special voice acting credits to: Marian Sing, CC Ice, Mary Krans, Chris Marks, Jamie Lynn Catrett, Lorenzo Yearby, Indiana Sifuentes, Isabel DeLaCruz, Jessica Schmahl and William Tokarsky in the ‘Murder America’ skit Marian Sing, Isabel DeLaCruz and Indiana Sifuentes in ‘LaCharona’ Courtney Chen as Belle in ‘The Vampire Batman Knight’ Julie Kitsulie as Elmo in ‘Mortal Sesame Street Fighter Kombat!’
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